A large patient population makes it difficult to maintain a clean water supply and sustain safe hand hygiene practices at the Rwamwanja Health Center III.
Caregiver depression in rural China is unexpectedly pervasive and harmful to children's health. A Stanford team is working to help.
A Stanford research team learns how health workers in rural Uganda improvise solutions to overcome struggles to maintain a constant supply of clean water.
A Stanford research team learns about water, sanitation and hygiene services of rural health centers in Uganda with an eye toward designing improvements.
A Stanford study investigates the barriers to controlling parasitic disease and possible interventions beyond mass drug and education campaigns.
A low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
NIH Director Francis Collins made news when he called for an end to all-male panels. Here, Michele Barry provides context and encourages all to take part.
Despite improvements in pre-hospital care, many women in India continue to die from burn injuries, a study by a Stanford emergency medicine physician shows.
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
A new Stanford study found that allowing fathers to take time off following birth improves the health and mental well-being of mothers.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
In this Q&A, Stanford physician-scientists Stanley Deresinski and Marisa Holubar explain why responsible use of antibiotics is so important worldwide.
New Stanford research suggests a method of analyzing cell-phone videos of children could alleviate the bottleneck in autism diagnosis around the world.
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.
Rise with Refugees, held recently on campus, featured slam poetry and discussions about how to improve the lives and health of refugees.
A Stanford-led study of preschoolers in Pakistan identifies three factors that can help kids develop executive function and resilience.